CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
January 17, 1996
The owner of a Rosemead supermarket was killed Tuesday when he tried to shoot it out with an apparent bandit, a Los Angeles County sheriff's deputy said. "It was a possible robbery, but that has not been confirmed yet," said Deputy Benita Nichol. The owner of Del Mar Foods on Garvey Avenue was leaving about 2:20 p.m. when a gunman approached, Nichol said. "The suspect and victim produced handguns and exchanged gunfire," said Deputy Matthew Rodriguez.
September 18, 1986
The Alhambra school board has decided to wait until Nov. 18 to narrow its choices for a high school site, in order to give state officials time to evaluate two newly proposed sites in Monterey Park. The board announced last week that it would make a decision Sept. 30. But Supt. Bruce Peppin said both the state Allocations Board and the Department of Education need time to evaluate the sites and must give their approval before the school board proceeds further.
September 12, 1993
Baldwin Park police served search warrants early Thursday on five motels where prostitution and drug dealing have been a problem, Sgt. Michael R. Taylor said. Officials from the Internal Revenue Service, Immigration and Naturalization Service and city Fire Department, as well as city code enforcement officials and county health officials, accompanied officers to conduct simultaneous investigations.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
August 30, 2001 |
A man was arrested Wednesday on suspicion of murder in the shooting death of a 41-year-old woman who was found dead in his bedroom, authorities said. Jose Rey, 53, called 911 about 8:40 a.m. to report that he had found a female acquaintance dead in his home in the 1900 block of East Garvey Avenue North, said Cpl. Rudy Lopez of the West Covina Police Department. Rey told police he had last seen her alive about 4 a.m. or 5 a.m. before going to work, Lopez said.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
July 10, 1992
A preliminary planning study for a potential light rail line connecting the West San Gabriel Valley to downtown Los Angeles was approved Wednesday by the Planning and Mobility Improvement Committee of the Los Angeles County Transportation Commission. The panel budgeted $300,000 for the preliminary study and recommended that the staff seek a contribution from cities interested in the study.
September 17, 1992
Ronde Winkler, co-president of the South El Monte Business Council, has urged the City Council to oppose a county proposal for "no stopping" restrictions on Garvey Avenue. The restrictions would be from 6 to 9 a.m. on the north side and from 3 to 6:30 p.m. on the south side of Garvey between Rosemead Boulevard and Durfee Avenue. The plan would make a third lane available for traffic during peak periods to relieve congestion.
October 28, 1990
An appeal of a Planning Commission decision rejecting an eight-home subdivision on Edwards Avenue was again delayed by the City Council last week. The council allowed owner Fun S. Tsang until its Nov. 27 meeting to prepare his case. Tsang is proposing to build the eight homes on two parcels in the 2700 block of Edwards Avenue just south of Garvey Avenue. One house currently occupies the land.
February 28, 1991
Owners of seven unreinforced brick buildings on Garvey Avenue must strengthen their buildings to make them earthquake safe or face eviction and possible prosecution, the City Council decided Monday night. The council unanimously voted to impose a July 15 deadline for owners to submit repair plans to the city, and an April 15, 1992, deadline for work to begin. Under city law, all unreinforced masonry buildings must be demolished or reinforced.